September 2017: Nomination notice
Hello Local 1753 Members. I again would like to thank everyone that joined a committee and has taken on leadership roles. This Union appreciates your participation.
I have a Nomination Notice for second shift GM Alternate Committee-person and Eurest Group second shift Committeeperson. (These openings are due to change in shift preference.)
Nominations will be accepted in person only, at Local 1753, 3204 W. St. Joseph St. Lansing, MI,
Thursdays, October 5 & 12, 2017 from 2 pm to 3 pm. The Election will be Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Local 1753 from noon to 1 pm and in the Plant from 2-4 pm. If necessary, run-off will be November 5, 2017, same times and places.
For people outside the Plant, we have plenty of overtime being used and some Saturdays being forced. Your leadership is settling in and being kept busy as well. I would like to encourage our members to come to the general meetings held on the third Wednesday after the first Sunday at 2:15 pm.
Your Local will be throwing the Halloweeny roast October 31st in front of the Plant Cafeteria during regular lunch times. We hope to see you there. Thank you and be safe.
May 2017: Our election results
Dear Local 1753 Members,
As you know, our general election was held in May. I would like to start off by thanking those members who volunteered for the Election Committee. Thank you for your time. The election results are as follows:
Yvonne Vincent – President
Tony Glover – Vice President
Recording Secretary – Mandy DeMars
Financial Secretary – Nancy Munchbach
Trustees – Earl Thrasher, Chuck Jones, Charles Amabo
Sergeant-at-arms – Brian Wesley
Guide – Randy Wickham
Chairperson – Arnice Stephenson
District 1 Committeeperson – Tim Patrick
District 1 Alt. Committeeperson – Mandy DeMars
District 2 Committeeperson – Kevin Heinritz
District 2 Alt. Committeeperson – Sonny Castillo
(There have currently been two protests of the General Election that are being reviewed.)
On the standing committees we have:
Civil Rights: Sonny Castillo, Sharae Rosborough, and Earl Thrasher
CAP–Community Action: Justice Coleman
Community Service: Justice Coleman
Women’s: Justice Coleman and Sharae Rosborough
Education: Brian Wesley
Recreation: Mandy Demars
Union Label: open
If any member would like to be
part of a standing committee, please get in touch with me, either in person or through your committeeperson. Three people are encouraged to be on each committee.
Upcoming events at the Hall
Please add these to your calendars:
On June 10 we are having a Spring cleaning of the Hall from 10am—2pm. Lunch will be provided to any participants.
On June 17 the Hall will have a yard sale. Please come participate.
On June 24, at the Hall, we will have a members’ picnic. Please come and enjoy.
(As vice president, December, 2014) Election info
Hello Local 1753, I would like to thank the membership for their participation in the General Membership Meetings. Please keep attending and try to bring a co-worker. I would also like to thank the retirees for their participation in events and charities.
I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving. We are having a Christmas Open House at the Hall, Thursday, December 11, from 1-5 pm. We are canceling the December General Membership Meeting. Everyone please take care, be safe and enjoy your families.
We are accepting Guide nominations in the Plant on December 11, 12, 16, 17 and 18 during normal lunch times on both shifts. Please head to the cafeteria if you wish to fill this position. The Union Hall will be accepting nominations for Guide on the 16th and 17th from 11 am to 5 pm. Voting will take place on January 8, 2015 in the Plant from 1-4 pm, and at the Union Hall from 1-3 pm. A picture ID is required. Any necessary run-off will be held on January 15, same times and places as above.